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>> an argument leads to a quadruple shooting, at this hour, two victims are dead, two others are in critical condition. residents in monroe county are free to rush home as police lift a shelter in place order, but one of the fbi's most wanted men remains on the loose. and police say a high powered, harrisburg lobbyist is under arrest, for an alleged sexual assault. good morning, it is sunday september 21st, i'm todd quinones. here's meteorologist carol erickson with eyewitness weather. we are in store for a warm day. >> we have temperatures in the lower 80's today as it is fitting with summertime and that is when it still is for another full day and most of tomorrow, and our temperatures, they are going to be slow down a little bit rise to go that 82-degree mark because of the fog we have out there this morning. you can see it through ben franklin bridge and these clouds and as we head to the
shore we have a few more clouds there and we are seeing some fog also and as we go out to reading and is there more fog. 63 degrees. wind east at 5 miles an hour. as lodge as those wind are from the east and they are light, it will take a little while for the the fog to go, and everybody should get rid of it. storm scan one area of, precipitation off the coast, moving to the north, not a warranty you'll see some showers out of this but you might be brush a few more clouds might also be, hugging the the coastline. then there is a front off to the west entering pennsylvania, and eventually very slowly coming in our area as front comes through, you may still have more moisture to kick off a shower or two and there may be a shower or two in advance of. that primarily for areas of north and west of philadelphia we have a chance late are on, and by later, i mean 7:00 o'clock tonight, of seeing a shower but it is still out there. then weather changes dramatically tomorrow. we have visability improving through south injuries i but not good, through reading.
.8 of a mile and really bad in lancaster. just .3 of a mile worth of visibility. trenton 2 miles of visibility. our temperature right now they are in the 60's for the most part 68 degrees in philadelphia 65 in trenton and in wilmington. we have 70 degrees down in wildwood right now. our highs today, getting fairly high by noon time 78 degrees. some areas, will stop at 78 and other areas later on this have afternoon get to 82 degrees with most of the time it is going to be a mixture of sun and clouds. we will talk about an eyewitness weather seven day forecast, that is too love, coming up, todd? carol, thank you. new this morning, pope frances arrived in albania for his first trip to europe. he let in mass in mother teresa square in the country's capitol. the holy father intentionally chose albania for a visit but it is a quick trip for the pontiff who is heading back to rome later today. also new this morning a violent night in philadelphia
leaves two people dead and two others injured as "eyewitness news" reporter syma chowdhry explains police have have recovered a weapon but investigators are still searching for the shooter. >> police are looking for the the suspects involved in the shooting that leaves, two men dead and two injured. >> it looks like there is some type of argument. i don't know fit is between two different groups or not. >> reporter: bar fight leads to the shooting leaving two people dead and two injured. it happened on the 5600 block of north park avenue in olney a little bit after midnight. police say a group of people were inside an unlicensed bar that used to be a day care when an argument started, it spilled outside and that is when several shots were fired. a 26 year-old man and a 39 year-old man were pronounced dead at the scene. one man was shot in the thigh and taken to einstein hospital. the other was shot in the arm and then taken to temple hospital. both are in critical but stable condition. police say many cars were struck by stray bullets. >> there were numerous vehicle also that were struck with
some stray rounds, there is numerous shell casings on the highway. the whole street looks like it was a shooting gallery. >> reporter: again, two people dead, two critically injured. powe police did recover a gun but so far no arrests have been made. l and i officials have been called to that unlicensed bar to investigate. at police headquarters syma chowdhry for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". happening today, nurses at crozer-chester medical center walk off the the job for a two day strike that went into effect about an hour ago. registered nurses have been working without a contract for more than three in months now. they are at odds about staffing, pay cuts and pension funds. fourteen bargaining sessions have taken place with little to no results so far. more talks are scheduled for later on this week. and also today more than 3,000 people from the region will travel to new york city for the peoples climate march. earlier this week many came out to a rally at city hall.
today's march is taking place two days before a united nations climate summit. world leaders will get together to discuss climate solutions and try to gain support for a new global climate treaty. by the end of 2015. pennsylvania state police lifted a shelter in place order for barrett and price townships as a manhunt continues, for 31 year-old eric frein. the as "eyewitness news" reporter matt rivers explains police are urging residents to be cautious and alert, with an alleged killer on the loose. >> unaudible. >> reporter: monroe county a rural quiet area new flooded with flashing lights. it was eight days ago eric trina ledgely shot two state troopers killing one of them and new hundreds of law enforcement and thousands of residents all want the same thing, to see treat captured. >> i think the whole county will be relieved. the whole country probably. we cannot have have have
people like this running around. >> reporter: officers a appeared to be closing in on the 31 year-old self train survival list several times over the last few days. friday night there were reports of the gunfire and ate period that police had frein surrounded but when sun rose he was still at large and the search... it goes on. in the meantime people in the search area had been forced to stay in their homes until late saturday evening when the shelter in place order was lifted. >> you expect people to be put out of their homes from flooding, snow, trees down but nothing like this. >> reporter: families have been forced to part too. anyone not inside the search zone when sealed yet was not allowed back in. police made an exception for kerry ann sanders allowing her to leave the search zone so she could get married. >> it is horrible. it is sad that every one has to go through this and no one could get in and out of their homes and it is just scary. >> nerve racking. >> reporter: lives in monroe county put on hold asiana accused killer remains on the
loose. matt rivers, cbs-3 "eyewitness news". have of course, we will continue to follow this story as a search for eric frein continues. you can find the latest developments on our web site just visit cbs philly.com. also happening in monroe county, five people are dead, following a crash, involving four vehicles. the authorities say several victims are children. the crash happened on route 115 ape north rocky mountain drive saturday afternoon. investigators say all five victims were riding in the same car and then believe that speed was a factor in that crash. a pit bull on the loose, attacked two children in philadelphia's west oak lane neighborhood. it happened on the 1500 block of beverly road just before 6:00 saturday evening. and, the nine and 11 year-old boys were rescued by a good samaritan was bitten by the dog. they all suffer minor injuries. the pit bull was taken to the philadelphia animal shelter.
a high powered lobbyist is facing serious charges, andrew maris co was arrested saturday as philadelphia police accused marisco of sexually assaulting a 27 year-old woman inside his office at the bellevue august 21st. it followed an event the at the union league. the the 40 year-old marisco is a lobbyist with greenleaf leave partners in harrisburg. a bizarre pair makes sweet music together we will take a look at a partnership between lady gaga and tony bennet. also ahead one day after an intruder gets on the white house ground there has been another arrest, developing right now, we have learn the suspect in the man from our area. and then blasting off into space, after a setback this rocket is heading to orbit. we will tell what you makes this trip so historic.
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ignition and we have lift off of space x falcon nine rocket and dragon. >> new this morning a space x cargo ship is heading to space, the dragon capsule left cape canaveral just after 1:00 carrying american 5,000-pound of supplies for nasa that includes i 3-d printer which is first ever in orbit. also new this morning a sprint car driver is killed in a wreck during a practice session, the victim is, 47 year-old scott, officials at beaver dam race way in wisconsin say he made contact with another driver, and then flipped three times and hit a concrete wall. last month driver kevin ward, junior was killed at a sprint car race after he was struck
by tony stewart. and there is word that former tennessee titans kicker rob baronis has been kill in the car crash. authorities in nashville said he was speeding late last night when he lost control on a curve, crashed through trees and wreck his suv upside down. the crash happened less than a mile from his home. up investigators do not believe that drugs or alcohol were a factor, rob baronis was just 36 years old. developing right now a burlington county man is the the late test breach security the at the white house. the secret service tells cnn kevin carr of shamong drove through entrance of the white house complex and was arrested. this comes a day after a man jump the fence and made it all the way inside 1600 pennsylvania avenue. cbs news correspondent/reporter bigad shaban has the latest. >> reporter: forty-two year-old omar gonzales accused
of doing what nobody else has ever done before. he jumped a security fence, sprinted across the lawn and ran right into the white house through unlock front doors. secret service agents immediately tackled him. it all went down in second just a few minutes after the president and his daughters left for camp david. >> everybody is around head out gate here go out to seventh street here. >> reporter: white house was evacuated, gonzales taken from an ambulance. secret service agents lined up shoulder to shoulder at first light saturday combing north lawn and nearby areas for anything gonzales might have have left behind. the texas man was arraigned saturday afternoon charged with carrying a dangerous weapon and possession of unregistered ammunition. court complaints says gonzales was carrying a two and a half inch folding knife with the charadedded blade in his right front pocket. on saturday afternoon another man drove up to the gate and refused to leave. he was a race ted for trespassing. someone managed to make it over the fence once a month.
secret service launched a full review and increased security. the the president says he still has faith in the agency. bigad shaban for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". nearly a you this volunteers, turnout to help search for a university of virginia student who vanished a week ago, police continue to investigate a disappearance of 18 year-old hanna graham, investigators said friday they spoke to a man they believed was in a bar with her the the night she disappeared. but they did not have enough information to arrest him, search teams fanned out throughout charlottesville yesterday looking for any clues. >> i would wanted people outlooking for one of my girls if this was my daughter. >> bottom hand that is the mission right now, fine the the happened. we are looking for clothing she haddon the night she went missing, her cell phone that has in the been recovered. so anything that has any
aspect of hanna is what we're looking for. >> an estimated 1100 volunteers took part in yesterday's search. a sad update to a story we first told but last in a kentucky fire fighter shot during the als ice bucket challenge has died. campbell'sville fire company tony gridder died yesterday. gridder and two other fire fighters were shot by a power line while helping the the marching band take the ice bucket challenge in august. a procession was held as 41 year-old body moved through louisville. a 16 year veteran, gridder leaves behind a wife and five children. more than 5,000 fire fighters are working to contain a massive wild fire, burning near sacramento, the king fire has already burned more than 127,000 square miles so far. smoke can be seen from hundreds of miles away. the wild fire is only 10 percent contain and continues to threaten homes in
the line of that fire, man accused offsetting the fire pleaded not guilty. a northern california woman was sifting through what is left of her home and found exactly what she was looking for, she took off her wedding ring to cook dinner but she had to rush out of her home when flames quickly spread from the bowls fire and threatened her home. fire fighters stayed to help the family who looked through ruble until it finally appear. >> i told my daughter its impossible to find my ring. i said it is i am possible. >> the bowls fire scorched 440 acres before being completely contain. the cause of that fire still remains under investigation this morning. we have a gorgeous week in front of to us day, nice warm day last little taste of summer here, carol.
>> that is exactly what it is. we have fog out there, that hurleds fall coming, and it is tomorrow at 10:29 p.m. but this morning we have the low clouds, we have the fog out there and we can see it is cutting off very expense i have tops on some of these buildings through center city philadelphia it is in the just foggy here but also in reading as it has been that way all morning long. reduces varies built driving out first thing this morning we will find fog scattered about. it will take until probably mid morning before it all goes. 63 degrees. temperatures are mile. it has got that foggy london town look willing on. storm scan three low pressure here, a few clouds that will come right a looking the coastal area, we have seen a couple showers first thing this morning and a few more clouds coming. this is climbing up the coast. low pressure system was dragging along a cold front coming through northwestern, pennsylvania. and that eventually makes its way, the a lot of ground to cover. that is why daytime hours will
remain dry for just about everybody but later today we will see that front setting up there. do you hear some thunder well north and west of philadelphia? do you get a stray sure out of this? it is possible. it is possible as that front comes through, that maybe we will see a shower but those chances are in the very strong and if you don't get rain today, probably not going to be fining it the the entire week. the it is in the 60's where it isn't, it is in the 50's. 58 degrees in the poconos or 70. 70 degrees in wildwood. that is reflective of that ocean temperature where it is 71 degrees this morning. we've got temperatures today getting in the lower 80's, front comes through, everything changes, tomorrow humidity drops. temperatures drop. sunnies out in full force, beautiful looking day tomorrow, and you cannot get out to enjoy it. do it tuesday. or, wednesday, or thursday of next week or friday of next week. every day it looks phenomenal. computer model adding a few
clouds. by 1:00 through the shore areas in eastern new jersey. couple showers possible. and then this front at 8:00 we are still allegedly according to this computer model shows the front still hanging back to the west, clouds here, and as it comes through it really dries out maybe poconos will see something. but just keep that stray shower chance idea talk in the back of your mine. in guarantee that is what is actually going to be happening out of this system. we will watch for great weather through the rest of the week, things look just terrific, high pressure build in here and keeps us sunny and dry for the entire, week, things are looking nice. we have 82 philadelphia shore 80. poconos 75 degrees, great thing to do today, benefit horse show radnor hunt providence road, malvern, will its town township, also known as benefiting the chester county spca, great event, it goes on all day long, you will love it out there, at radnor
hunt and benefit spca from chester county. eighty-two today. sun, clouds and then next week, this is an easy one. if you just say comfortable, and sunny all week, you have a he got the forecast. it is an easy one, love it, todd. >> i love it too carol thank you. time new to check the roads. lets go ann evans in the cbs-3 traffic center good morning, ann. >> good morning, todd. look at ben franklin parkway rock and rel role half marathon is underway now. ben franklin parkway shut down between 16th street and art museum circle along with kelly drive to the the right and martin luther king drive to the left. john f. kennedy boulevard shut down from 16th street. market street shut town between fourth street and 20th street, long stretch of red way there. arch street shut down between fourth street and 16th street, a long race street between broad street and eighth street. what a big race, these close another remain in effect until at least 11:00 this morning. we are moving traffic cam here
to a roadway affected, well, this is actually an accident we will talk about here. i'm sorry. this is in the fishtown section of the city. aramingo avenue northbound at york street. aramingo avenue is shut down at york street, the accident is right here near the wawa, and as you can see police car block ago this way. that is latest from the cbs-3 traffic center, i'm ann evans now todd, back to you. ann, thank you. now todd, back to you. ann, thank you. in progresso! you soup people have my kids loving vegetables. well vegetables... shh! taste better in our savory broth. vegetables!? no...soup! oh! soup! loaded with vegetables. packed with taste. you say avocado old el paso says... zesty chicken and avocado tacos in our stand 'n stuff tortil.as (record scratch) you say stand n' stuff tortillas old el paso says... start somewhere fresh
u.n. messenger of peace, leonardo dicaprio is getting ready for the climate summit in new york city. dicaprio met with the u.n. secretary general moon on saturday. the academy award nominated actor is expect to speak about rising sea levels at the summit. world leaders will meet on wednesday to discuss creating a new, global climate treaty,
by the end of 2015. sonny and cher, simon and garfunkel, sam and dave, they made beautiful music. new is there a pair getting a lot of buzz by singing some old favorites, cbs sunday morning's anthony mason has a preview of the story you will see a little later on this morning. >> ♪ >> they seem an unlikely couple. >> you sound awesome. >> thank you. >> you too. >> you are a freak of nature. >> but gentlemen jazz singer. >> ♪ i got rhythm, i got music ♪ >> reporter: flamboyant pop star. >> when i met her, the first thing i said is, let's do an
album together. she said okay, it was just that quick. >> i was saying since i was a little girl and nobody pick up on it. when tony asked i got excited. >> ♪ >> she's 28, he is 88. but tony bennet and lady gaga like making music together. what was it like performing with him, it must have have been intimidating. >> oh, yes. he asked me the question. >> okay. >> they met at a charity event a few years ago and hit it off. when bennet went to one of gaga's concert this year she climbed a ladder to the the balance conn toy serenade him. >> when you started climbing up the ladder i said what is going on, why is she doing that. >> i had to get closer to you. i don't like to be anywhere
but cheek to cheek when you are in the room. >> ♪ >> ♪ >> reporter: there may be 60 years between them but they are both singers, both new yorkers. >> you can see my place from here. >> you can. >> reporter: live just a block apart along central park. >> we sing all the time due its right over sixth avenue it is just that be in knows it is us. >> the the sound of lady gaga and tony bennet plus life aboard the queen maryann swing dancing's come back, that is this sunday morning right here on cbs-3 at 9:00a in m. we here are proud to tell you that cbs-3 took home gold at mid-atlantic emmy awards in philadelphia. the "eyewitness news" team won the top prize for overall news excellence and also cbs-3 field supervisor chris brady was induct in the prestigious
silver circle. he was honored for his american 25 years of contributions to the industry. congratulations to chris, and all of the winners last night. there is still much more to cover in our next half an her of "eyewitness news" including the latest on a quadruple shooting overnight that left two people dead. we will have one more update at 8:30. then thousands take part in the walk to beat addiction, we will hear, some inspirational stories. autumn begins tomorrow, but will it feel like fall? carol has your forecast when "eyewitness news" continues after this.
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it is sunday september 21st, good morning everyone i'm todd quinones. the here's meteorologist carol erickson for eyewitness weather. a nice warm sunday ahead. >> yes, we will get in the 80's today. we normally would find a high about 77 degrees. we will do better than that on the last full day of summer, for 2014. we will have tomorrow, summer too by the way because fall doesn't start until 10:29 on monday night. we do have clouds over us this morning. don't expect to find them all daze long but we definitely have them through philadelphia right now. we have the the clouds at the shore areas and if you go out towards reading we are noticing a tiny bit of of improvement. the fog is still out there but at least we can see the road beyond the whitefield elementary school and sometimes you have to find improvement in small doses and that is where it is, out there. we are looking at right now storm scan three, a few clouds over us, fog not showing us so
much. low pressure to the south, that will be creating a few clouds along the shore areas from time to time today and maybe a brief shower. and then to the north and west cold front comes through, and it is really a cool front and it doesn't have a lot going on witt but a rumble of thunder well north and west, late, this afternoon, or this evening, that is possible and just a slight chance of anybody else seeing a shower out of that. 68 degrees right now in philadelphia, 65 in trenton. sixty-two in allentown. they will warm up in the lehigh valley in the 60's. 67 degrees down in millville and a balmy 70 degrees in wildwood. you head to mount holly, 65 degrees. quakertown is 63. it is comfortable out there. it will, and, and, yesterday, and higher certainly then it will be tomorrow. and by noon 78. by 3:00 p.m. hello we have a temperature of 82 degrees. i'll finish out any kind of precipitation that one or two people may find today and then we will talk about a
spectacular week ahead, todd. carol, looking forward to it. new this morning pope francis arrived in albania for his first trip to europe. he led a mass in mother teresa square in the the the country's capitol. vatican says holy father chose albania for the visit but it is a quick trip for the pontiff who is heading back to the vatican later on today also new, nurses, at crozer-chester medical center for a two day strike that went into effect just about an hour ago. registered nurses have been working, without a contract, and, more than three months now and two sides are at odds about staffing, pay cuts, ape pension funds. fourteen bargaining sessions have taken place with little to no result so far. more talks though are scheduled for later on this week. new this morning, an argument the at an unlicensed bar in olney, turns deadly, now police are trying to search for a shooter who shot and killed, two people
injuring two others. "eyewitness news" reporter syma chowdhry has more on the investigation. >> reporter: police are looking for suspects involve in the shooting that leads two men dead and two injured. >> it looks like there was some type of argument i don't know whether between two groups or not. >> reporter: bar fight leads to a quadruple shooting leading to two people dead and two people injured. it happened on the north park avenue in olney a little bit after midnight. police say a group of people were inside an unlicense bar, that used to be a day care, when an argument started. it spilled outside and that is when several shots were fired. a 26 user old man and a 39 year-old man were pronounced dead at the scene. one man was shot in the side and taken to einstein hospital. the other was shot in the arm and taken to temple. both are in critical but stable condition. police say many cars in the area were struck by a stray bullet. >> there is numerous vehicle also that were struck with stray rounds. numerous shell casings on the highway and whole street looks
like a shooting gallery. >> reporter: again two people are dead, two critically injured. police least cover a gun but so far no arrests have been made. l and i officials have been called to that unlicensed bar to investigate. at police headquarters, syma a chowdhry for cb s3 "eyewitness news". a suspect is charged with attempted murder after police say he stabbed a mother and son in camden. the violence happened in the 2900 block of yorkship road early saturday morning. right now victims are being treated at cooper university hospital, and, authorities say they are expected to survive, and no word on the motive, and, on the stabbing. fallly and friend gathered for funeral of a pregnant mother and her baby killed in frankford. megan doto was eight months pregnant when she was shot as she sat outside in frankford one week ago. her funeral was hell at calvary full gospel church in fair less hills bucks county yesterday. web site set up to help pay for funeral costs raised more
than $5,000 in just one day. a judge declared a mistrial in the theft case against governor corbett's former son in law gerald gibson. jurors were not able to reach a unanimous verdict on all charges against a former philadelphia police narcotics officers. authorities say the the 44 user old took money from a vehicle during a fbi sting operation last greer but gibson says he planned to turn money in at the even of the shift but was confronted by investigators before he could do so. there will be a -- he will be retried in january. more relief is on its way to africa to help health care workers there stop the spread of the deadly ebola virus. plane filled with medicine from the u.s. is heading to sierra leon and lie beer y cargo included items that are hard to find in west africa like gloves, gowns. some health care workers trying to help infect patients, have now contracted the virus themselves, as the death toll continues to rise
there. two detroit auto makers announced recalls affecting more than half million vehicles worldwide. cbs news correspondent marley hall has more from new york. >> reporter: chrysler is recalling more than 230,000, 2011 jeep grand cherokees and dodge durangos because of the a fuel pump problem. the the auto maker says a relay could fail causing the the vehicle to stall which could lead to a crash. the glitch could also prevent the vehicle from starting. the relay is located inside of the totally integrated power module, which act as vehicle nerve center and controls a variety of functions including windshield wipers, gauges and air bag deployment. general mote are has been hit with the largest number of recalls in the history. more than 50 so far this year. involving more than 26 million people, in the u.s. alone.
the rash of recalls came after gm issued a major recall for a faulty ignition switch defect. and, that has led to, 19 deaths. since that february recall, congress has held several hearings about safety issues within the auto industry. and later recall is for 222,000, 2013, and 2014, cadillac xts, and 2014, 2015 chevy impalas. auto maker says the autos electronic parking brake could stay engage causing acceleration problems, heat smoke and wear on the brakes. marley hall for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". and in california, she says she believes a piece of metal has fell from the sky and nearly hit her, came from a jet blue plane, on thursday, a jet blue flight made an emergency landing in the beach and sidney gill ber berth was riding her bike about the the same time thate mergecy.
that is when she said she heard a loud boom and saw a square metal object land just about 3 feet away. >> i went back and saw this right here right where i was and right in the sand. i said that is it. that is what fell out of the sky, literally fell out of the sky. >> faa is investigating the the object's origin. here on pens landing it was a walk to celebrate freedom. thousands took part in the 2014 philadelphia recovery walk. as "eyewitness news" reporter steve paterson shows us the event is, designed to prove that beating addiction is possible. >> reporter: thousands marched, chanting, fighting, already being called the largest walk ever assembled in celebration of addiction recovery for the walkers. >> they are all in recovery.
we're all trying to help change somebody lives. >> better to know they don't to have stay out there you don't have to be home less and fall to addiction. >> it is incredible. >> reporter: executive director beverly havely, said personal stories added up and what started very small is now huge. >> this walk is something that started 14 years ago with a hundred people and now we have way over 20,000. >> reporter: this is it you're looking at 20,000 people, each walking for their own organizations, and their own purpose but also, walking together for recovery. >> my family is dealing witt personally. i have lost someone that was like a sister to me. >> reporter: heather lost her best friend to dixon so championing recovery means everything. >> i'm here to support every single person here, for every family member that lost anybody, for anybody dealing with addiction they are not loan, there are people that care. >> reporter: thousands, caring, smiling, fighting all proud to be recovering. in penns landing, steve paterson for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". and is there still much
the series premieres tonight right here on cbs-3. actress tea leonit plays elizabeth mccord a former cia agent, now a college professor. the cast including leoni, tim daily and executive producer minister again freeman were join by real life madam secretary madeline albright. even face the nation moderator bob schieffer was there our own ukee washington spoke with tea leoni and tim daily about the show. >> well, was it nerve rattling or not to have some very important people in our nation's capitol screening your work. how did it go? >> i have to tell you that, i
was, i looked sick just thinking bit. because the idea that you are making a show about a particular part of the world and then you are screening it for those actual people, that is, let me think an actor's nightmare. >> and talk about a sweet way to get the word out, cbs teamed up with georgetown cup cake toss help promote the new political drama the well known sweet shop gave away free red velvet cup cakes at several location as cross the country. the cup cakes came complete with the madam secretary logo. you can, of course, watch tea leoni, tim daily and rest of the cast of madam secretary, catch premiere tonight at 8:30 right here on cbs-3. there is an encore presentation of the broadcast at 10:30. a one in month-old baby
elephant makes it's a adorable debut, we will show thaw coming up. and then carol says we are in for an incredible week, don't miss our forecast. also ahead it is one of the most widespread beloved operas of its kind, two of its stars studied right here in philadelphia. our pat ciarrocchi, goes beyond the scenes of the barber not to day's eye on the arts dowlower... that's more like it!
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>> reporter: it is wrapped fire, sinking opera fire philadelphia, opens up its 40th season of the barber of sayville, his name is figureo. >> it is the fame thaws everybody necessary in the beginning of the opera. >> which is. >> figureo, figureo, so, you know, it is like at place is still there. >> reporter: jonathan buyer a bar a tone train at curtis institute of music familiarity is due to this. >> ♪ >> figureo ♪ >> composer for loony tunes introduced the barber of sayville to more children then anyone. tenor taylor, plays the love sick count. >> totally charming, very light hearted, all of the music, there recognizable thanks to loony tunes. >> yeah. >> everybody knows it. >> he knows at contacted my of music stage. as a student, at philadelphia's academy of vocal arts, he founded his voice. >> my teacher introduced my to
opera and i happened to be okay. they chose me the rather than me choosing it. >> when the opera opens up on friday september 26th, opera philadelphia will be recording it for a free broadcast. then the next night on independent mall. opera on the mall is free to the public, and registration on line is required. for tickets, go to the arts in philly.org. pat ciarrocchi, cbs-3 "eyewitness news". today is anniversary of one of the most powerful hurricanes to ever hit the the east coast. on september 21st 1989, hurricane hugo hit charleston, south carolina as a category four storm, hugo packed 135 miles per hour winds and unleashed record storm tides of more than 20 feet. there were 49 death, directly related to hugo and it caused more than $7 billion, in
damage. but thankfully, in such weather of the kind in our forecast here it looks like a beautiful week here. >> yes, it is a beautiful week but we're still in hurricane season who can forget. >> yes. >> who could forget sandy. go right until november the first, that is sort of the cut off of the hurricane season. we're still in it. we have some fog. we're still in that too and there is a few more floors are being revealed, so the fog is lift nothing some spots but not all of them. we will go to the shore and you can see it has got that look that be in wants when they go to the shore. you will find those clouds down there today maybe even a shower. we saw one earlier this morning from a system off the coast but hopefully some brightening as well. we're in the looking at much here. although a enough so that we can see in road in reading. 63 degrees. the it will take a while but visibility are still reduced over the area. 1.3 miles visibility in trenton, half mile visibility in reading, and .3 of a mile in lancaster and down through just a mile and a half in
millville. so know when you are driving around if you are this morning you'll fine through mid-morning, changing visibility, depending where you go. storm scan three showing the area of low pressure off in the atlantic. it is moving out but it is throwing some clouds back that is why clouds can be expected along the shore but also some breaks in that as well. then another front is coming here. now in between we are sandwiched in, more warm air, it is humid, warm with you it is last full day of summer. we will handle that, this doesn't have have a lot of moisture witt but it does have some, areas to the north ape west, still able to hang on to its the moisture, it would be more like liz to find a brief shower or rumble of thunder. front does cross the rest of the area you cannot totally rule out seeing a shower out of that but there is no guarantee you will. fifty-eight in philadelphia, 65 in trenton. 65 degrees in wilmington. we are mild this morning. temperatures getting in the 80's today that front goes through late are on tonight in
the 70's tomorrow and we will stay in the 07's on tuesday and all of the rest of next week. the way things are looking. computer model throwing clouds back to the poconos to start the day. we will get brakes in it, we will start to pick up some showers through eastern sections of new jersey, courtesy of that low pressure system. the courtesy of the cold front. we will start to sees some showers moving in, this is at 6:00 o'clock, some areas still looking at sunshine, some areas looking at these clouds moving on in and then that leaves and then by tomorrow morning we are left with beautiful weather and that beautiful weather, continues, as high pressure builds in, solidly and takes over around here, sunny and dry, that is going to be the the forecast for everybody, fall starts, 10:29 tomorrow night. so we have got some nice weather, if you like it summer-like today in the 80's here and the shore, poconos 75 and a couple of spots picking up a shower, otherwise not a bad forecast at all and just phenomenal one by the time we start on monday. this is great in the 70's all
week long lower 70's, low humidity and sunshine just terrific, todd. looks absolutely perfect, carol. time to check the roads once again lets go out to ann evans in the cbs-3 traffic center. good morning, again. >> good morning, again todd. we are looking at ben franklin parkway and it is shut down in both directions, between 16th street, and the art museum circle for the rock and roll half marathon that is going on now this closure will be in effect until 11:00 this morning. also shut down martin luther king drive between ben franklin parkway and falls bridge. we have activities and marathon. kelly drive shut down between art museum circle and lincoln drive along with arch street between 14th and 16th race street friend broad street and eighth street and long stretch of market street is shut down for the marathon, between fourth street and 20th street, for rock and rel rel half marathon. also watch out for a lot of septa detour around the marathon, this morning. we're going to move the traffic cam to aramingo avenue, this is right at york street, in the fishtown section of the city, and
aramingo avenue northbound is shut down at york street due to an accident right here near the wawa. you can see the police car blocking off that street, at this point. and on to the ben franklin bridge mid span, no delays or problems, here but we have that construction, westbound lanes to your right heading in to philadelphia that is the very latest from the cbs-3 traffic center, i'm ann evans now todd, back to you. south street was pack with plenty of people ready to celebrate the start of october fest. this sixth annual october fest street festival kick off at noon on saturday. it featured, get this, more than 2,000-pound of pork, and also, some hard to find drafts that are on tap. in germany october fest is a 16 day festival drawing in more than 6 million people from all around the world. the community rededicated a restored mural at front and snide inner south philadelphia on saturday. r urban landscape was first
a zoo unveiled its new addition, zoo helps ted a special celebration, for this cute little baby elephant which turned one month-old on saturday. the polls are still opened on line to vote for her name, keeper says the calf is getting stronger, and better coordination with every single day. well, the fourth second annual balloon glow and race, takes to the skies over st. louis. it was quite an incredible scene this weekend, dozens of illuminated hot air balloons floated up, up and away. more than 80,000 people are expected to attend this year's
event. carol joins us now with one last look at the five day. >> well, it is the last full day of summer. >> i can't believe it. >> i know, i know. >> where did it go. >> summer always does but we are getting in the dragy seasons not so much fall but after that. look at this week in the 07's with sunshine dry all week. eighty-two today. >> looks great, that is "eyewitness news" for now, we mighting signing off on tv but we are always on line at cbs philly.com. sunday morning with charles osgood is up next, have a great sunday everyone. >> bye-bye. this is the "name your price" tool. it gives you options based on your budget -- it's a piece of cake. i was told there would be cake. get a free quote at progressive.com.
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